Head Window Fixture and Method
Patent application, Filed 30 Apr 2009
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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The present invention provides a fixture and method for mounting a head window to a frame for use in a submarine periscope system. The fixture supports the head window during the potting of the head window to the frame. A spring-loaded clamping plate is mountable to a base plate for relative movement there between. The clamping assembly has an oval recessed portion. A plurality of spaced apart feet are formed within the oval. The feet support and are bonded to the head window. Shim stock are placed between the feet to define a critical gap.
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
- Submarine Engineering
- Optical Detection and Detectors